Thursday, March 31, 2011

Thursday, March 10, 2011

NBA Youth Empowerment Symposium and an ABA Civics & Law Academy

The National Bar Association (“NBA”) is inviting all high school students to attend its Youth Empowerment Symposium on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 11:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The NBA will convene its 31st Annual Mid-Year Conference and Gertrude E. Rush Awards Dinner from April 7-10, 2011 in the San Francisco Bay Area at the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley, California.  During that conference, the NBA, in conjunction with the American Bar Association (“ABA”), will hold a Youth Empowerment Symposium and an ABA Civics & Law Academy.  There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided.  Transportation is also available but space is limited.
The symposium will provide an analysis of the NBA’s publication “How the Law Treats You Differently When You Turn 18.”   The publication is the first installment of the NBA’s “Lifting as We Climb” series and is designed to inform young people about their rights and responsibilities once they reach the age of 18. The publication, which will be distributed at the symposium, provides a brief summary on topics such as civic responsibilities (i.e. voting, jury duty), contracts (i.e. credit, purchasing automobiles, renting apartments, etc.), and criminal responsibility.  The American Bar Association’s Civics and Law Academy will build upon lessons from the NBA’s publication and focus on current legal issues by engaging the students in mini and mock trials to assist them in defining justice. 
The symposium will provide a “one-of-a-kind” and unique networking opportunity for your students to interact with attorneys, judges and politicians.  
The NBA is a non-profit organization founded in 1925 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of predominately African American lawyers and judges. The NBA has over 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and affiliations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa and the Caribbean. It represents a professional network of over 40,000 lawyers, judges, educators and law students.
To RSVP or for more information regarding transportation to the event, please contact Altheria Merricks at amerricks@eapdlaw.com no later than Monday, April 4, 2011.
Pick-up locations: – Berkeley City Hall, Oakland City Hall and San Francisco City Hall.
 “Lifting as We Climb--Ensuring Justice & Equality”

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

“The Good Fight 50 Years Forward: The Civil Rights Era and Today’s Battle for Justice”

Golden Gate University School of Law, the American Constitution Society, 
the Bar Association of San Francisco and
the NAACP, Bay Area Chapter Proudly 
“The Good Fight 50 Years Forward:
The Civil Rights Era and Today’s Battle for Justice”
The 2011 Justice Jesse Carter Distinguished Lecture Program
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission, Room 2203

Join us for an in-depth discussion with lawyers and judges who hailed the clarion call to the South in the 1960s to support Civil Rights efforts. Our panelists will reflect on their experiences during the Civil Rights Era and offer their perspectives on the continuing struggle to protect civil rights in today’s world. Reception to follow program.

Panelists include:
Hon. Thelton Henderson, Senior Judge, Northern District of California
Marvin Stender, Partner, Law Offices of McTernan, Stender & Weingus
Hon. Edward Stern (Ret.), JAMS

Professor Peter Keane, Golden Gate University School of Law

Drucilla S. Ramey
GGU School of Law
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
T: (415) 442-6679
F: (415) 442-6609

Monday, March 7, 2011

Urban Financial Services Coalition 2011 Annual Economic Summit

Update- 3/16/2011 - Seminar and dinner now being paid for you by the Federal Reserve Bank of SF- RSVP and pass it on-

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Urban Financial Services Coalition 2011 Annual Economic Summit !
Business/Career planning. Banking.Insurance.Marketing.networking...

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Please join us March 16, 2011 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Discussion areas:

-What are the top three items corporate leaders might be concerned with at this time?

-How does one career network in this new economy?

-How does one make sure they are delivering value added solutions to their company
or team?

-Where are the opportunity areas for impact?

Honorable Fiona Ma-CPA, MBA, Speaker Pro Tem California State Assembly-Moderator
Mr. Glenn S. Brown, JD- CEO- Fu-Gen, Board of Governors- California Insurance Guarantee Association
Ms. Andree Driskell-V​P- Black Economic Council
Ms. Jazmine Henderson, CEO Simply Driven, National Assn of Black Accountants
Mr.David Jackson- SVP-Comeri​ca Bank - Credit Division Manager
Mr. Robert Shoffner-S​VP-Citiban​k, Treasurer- Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco
101 Market St.
San Francisco, CA

*Complimentary Buffet Dinner* and No Host Bar
**Attendees door admission cost paid by Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco

RSVP to ufscbayarea@gmail.com by 3/12/2011 this is required as security screening protocols apply.

Collaborating organizations:
Coalition of Black Professional Organizations
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
First Fridays of the Bay Area
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Dress code- Business attire

Website announcement url http://www.ufscnet-sf.org/media/pdf/UFSC%20-%20Annual%20Economic%20Summit%202011.pdf